Shinsei - Japanese sake
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The Water Voyage – Water Episode 3 – Uji-gawa river famous waters / Famous fine sake brewed from the waters of Fushimi. Lodge place: Momoyama Onsen Tsukimikan (桃山温泉 月見館)

The river flowing from the lake Biwa (琵琶湖) in Shiga Prefecture changes its name from  Setagawa (瀬田川), Ujigawa (宇治川), and then to the merging location…

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Suntory Yamazaki Distillery
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The Water Voyage – Water Episode 2 – Known for its waters, the “Suntory Yamazaki Distillery” in-between the Osaka Prefecture (大阪) and Kyoto Prefecture (京都) boundary

“YAMAZAKI” Japanese whiskey  made in Yamazaki Suntory is one of Japan’s boasted beverage brands. The first Japanese whiskey can be traced back to a hundred…

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The Water Voyage – A trip to HYOGO ARIMA, KYOTO FUSHIMI, OHARA, and MIYAMA

Japan’s largest Freshwater; Lake Biwa’s journey through Kansai Located in the SHIGA Prefecture (滋賀県) of the Kansai region, lies Japan’s largest freshwater and one of…

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Outdoor ONSEN with cherry blossom view at one of 3 unexplored regions in Japan

There are places called “Japan’s 3 unexplored regions” – SHIRAKAWAGO (白川郷) in GIFU Prefecture, SHIIBA Village (椎葉村) in MIYAZAKI Prefecture, and IYA (祖谷) in TOKUSHIMA…

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SEKIZEN KAN AT SHIMA ONSEN – THE OLDEST WOODEN ONSEN HOTEL IN JAPAN

四万温泉 (SHIMA ONSEN) – The ONSEN where cures 40,000 diseases.   四万温泉 (SHIMA ONSEN) in GUNMA Prefecture is said to be the ONSEN where cures…

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A shrine town where you feel Japanese tradition and history – OHARAI MACHI, MIE Prefecture

Let’s go to OHARAI MACHI after the worship of ISE JINGU.   OHARAI MACHI is located along ISUZUGAWA River from UJIBASHI Bridge and it has…

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